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The burning issues the new Chief Justice will face in their first few days

The burning issues the new Chief Justice will face in their first few days

Following a grueling and rowdy series of Judicial Service Commission interviews, the ball of who will become the next chief justice of South Africa is now firmly in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s court. As many have stated, the decision ultimately lies with the President, despite the JSC’s recommendation of Supreme Court of Appeal President Mandisa Maya. […]

Sifiso Msomi’s questions in the October 2019 interviews

Sifiso Msomi’s questions in the October 2019 interviews

How commissioner Sifiso Msomi’s questions in the October 2019 interviews brought the issue of the JSC criteria into sharp focus The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) interviews candidates for the judicial posts available across South Africa and following those interviews the JSC makes recommendations to the President for appointment to the bench. Judges Matter has previously […]